I am proud to advise a terrific group of graduate students affiliated with Berkeley’s Center on the Politics of Development (see CPD Research Associates here).

Please find below list of students whose dissertations I am advising or have advised (along with their current positions, for students who have already completed the Ph.D.).

Doctoral Committees

Name, Year of Ph.D. (Ph.D. Institution), Current Position; *=dissertation chair or co-chair

Anirvan Chowdhury, 2021 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla, 2021 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Justine Davis, 2020 (anticipated, Berkeley)
Natalia Garbiras-Díaz, 2020 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Rahul Verma, 2020 (anticipated, Berkeley)
Christopher Carter, 2019 (anticipated, Berkeley)*
Guadalupe Tuñón, 2018 (anticipated, Berkeley), Harvard Academy post-doc (beginning July 2018); Assistant Professor, Princeton University (beginning July 2020)*
Mathias Poertner, 2018 (anticipated, Berkeley), Post-doctoral Fellow, CPD, UC Berkeley (beginning July 2018)*
Danny Donghun Choi, 2018 (anticipated, Berkeley), Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Lucas Novaes, 2016 (Berkeley), Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Toulouse
Andrew Bertoli, 2016 (Berkeley), Postdoctoral Associate, Dartmouth College
Natália Bueno, 2017 (Yale) (anticipated), Assistant Professor, Emory University (beginning fall 2018)*
Pia Raffler, 2017 (Yale) , Assistant Professor, Harvard University*
Nikhar Gaikwad, 2017 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Columbia University (beginning fall 2017)
Steve Rosenzweig, 2017 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Boston University (beginning fall 2017)*
Germán Feierherd, 2016 (Yale), Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University*
Michael Weaver, 2016 (Yale), Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Jason Stearns, 2016 (Yale), Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, NYU
Luis Schiumerini, 2015, Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame*
Dawn Teele, 2015 (Yale), Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Malte Lierl, 2015 (Yale), Research Fellow, German Institute for Global and Area Studies*
Selim Erdem Aytaç (Yale), 2014, Assistant Professor, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey
Rebecca Nielsen (Yale), 2015, Visiting Assistant Professor, Bush School, Texas A&M*
Sarah Pallas, 2015 (School of Public Health, Yale)
Rory Truex, 2014 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Princeton University*
Erica De Bruin, 2014 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
Cameron Ballard-Rosa, 2014 (Yale), Assistant Professor, UNC Chapel Hill
Calvert Jones, 2013 (Yale), Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
Brian Fried, 2013 (Yale), Florence Levy Kay Fellow, Brandeis University
Juan Rebolledo, 2012 (Yale), Ministry of Finance, Mexico
Edwin Camp, 2012 (Yale), Visiting Professor, Dartmouth
Allison Carnegie, 2012 (Yale), Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Xiaobo Lu, 2011 (Yale), Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Sheree Bennett, M.A. 2008 (Yale), International Refugee Committee